OBITUARY: Samuel Henry Warrington

Samuel Henry Warrington July 23, 1949 ~ April 28, 2022

Samuel Henry Warrington 72, of Ontario, Oregon, lost his battle to cancer Thursday April 28 at his home with family around him.

Sam was born on July 23, 1949, in Ontario, the fourth son of George and Helen Warrington. His parents had recently relocated to Ontario from Baker City just months prior to his birth. Sam attended Ontario Schools and graduated the class of 1967. He married Teresa Ellen Gough, the daughter of Theron and Margaret Gough of Parma, Idaho. on May 31, 1980. They would have been celebrating 42 years together this year. They had two children together, Andrew Keegan and Alyssa Meagan.

Sam worked many jobs over the years, the main one being in construction. He enjoyed working with his nieces the last several years prior to retirement at Warrington Irrigation. Sam loved the outdoors. He spent his falls hunting deer and elk and chukar, never missing a year. Sam took multiple trips to Alaska for moose hunting and fishing with his childhood friend Neb Schmitt. He looked forward to fishing in the Bahamas every spring with his cousins and crabbing in the winter at the coast with family and friends.

Sam loved to socialize with his family and friends, rarely having an evening where someone wasn’t stopping by to have a cold one and shoot the breeze. Sam was proceeded in death by his parents George and Helen, his sister Janet (Hintz) and brother Kenneth.

He is survived by his wife Terry; son Andy (Elizabeth), Ontario; daughter Meg (Ontario); brothers Richard (Kay) Ontario, Michael (Carol) Midland City, Alabama, and Chelsey (Andrea), Fruitland; his granddaughters Jordan, Peyton, Aria, and grandson Gage, who he loved dearly.

The family would like to recognize all of our family and very close friends for their love and support.

Please join the family for a Celebration of Sam’s Life on Friday May 20, at 2 p.m. at the Elks Lodge in Ontario.